Comparing Kidney Transplant FacilitiesBy Deborah Gage | Posted 2007-05-10 Email Print
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How Kaiser's transplant successes stack up against other hospitals.
From the start, the rate at which Kaiser Permanente patients got kidney transplants fell below national averages, as well as below the rates at the two major centers nearby.
As Kaiser added patients to its waiting list for kidney transplants, the death rate on its waiting list climbed, finally surpassing the national average and those of the two major centers in the area.